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(Failure Magazine)   American surfer dude has explanation for one of the great unsolved mysteries of Russian history. Here comes the science   (failuremag.com) divider line 79
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2013-12-23 10:20:23 AM  
I'll save you all the trouble, since the article has a single sentence about it:

While Eichar prefers to save the details for those who read the book, suffice to say that his theory involves a particular type of repetitive wind event (one that could be produced by the topography of Dead Mountain), which in turn might have triggered panic-inducing infrasound.
 
2013-12-23 10:23:13 AM  

Barry Lyndon's Annuity Cheque: I'll save you all the trouble, since the article has a single sentence about it:

While Eichar prefers to save the details for those who read the book, suffice to say that his theory involves a particular type of repetitive wind event (one that could be produced by the topography of Dead Mountain), which in turn might have triggered panic-inducing infrasound.


Should have used the warp whistle or the Ocarina to counter it
 
2013-12-23 10:24:18 AM  
Hypothermia due to an avalanche is a more likely explanation
 
2013-12-23 10:24:23 AM  
Sounds like a Bad Trip gone really bad.
 
2013-12-23 10:24:33 AM  
A guy wrote a book. Did you know a guy wrote a book? It's got a theory in it. If you read the book you'll get the theory that's in the book the guy wrote. There's this book, that this guy wrote, that has a theory. Want to read the book yet? Because it's got a theory in it, that you can learn if you read the book!
 
2013-12-23 10:25:27 AM  
 
2013-12-23 10:26:06 AM  
Or hypothermia. I kept waiting for him to mention something obvious, like . . . Hypothermia.
 
2013-12-23 10:26:54 AM  

Barry Lyndon's Annuity Cheque: I'll save you all the trouble, since the article has a single sentence about it:


I read the whole article waiting for a little more of an explanation.
 
2013-12-23 10:28:05 AM  
Some of the idiots on Everest exhibited similar behavior in Karakauer's book, Into Thin Air.
 
2013-12-23 10:29:55 AM  
...his theory involves a particular type of repetitive wind event...

i1.sndcdn.com


It's the 50 Year Storm, brah!

/It's gotta be that way!
 
2013-12-23 10:31:11 AM  
But now does a repetetive wind event cause the radiation they found on the tent?
 
2013-12-23 10:32:22 AM  
Article is bullshiat.

Summary: 'Buy my book to find out.'

Anyway, everyone knows it was a Russian bigfoot what did it.
 
2013-12-23 10:33:21 AM  

Barry Lyndon's Annuity Cheque: I'll save you all the trouble, since the article has a single sentence about it:

While Eichar prefers to save the details for those who read the book, suffice to say that his theory involves a particular type of repetitive wind event (one that could be produced by the topography of Dead Mountain), which in turn might have triggered panic-inducing infrasound.


He'd better have something better than "wind" if he wants to sell a book.
 
2013-12-23 10:37:46 AM  
Did anyone see the headline and wonder if it was about Anastasia (daughter of Tsar Nicholas II).

/they found her corpse after the Soviet Union collapsed
 
2013-12-23 10:38:10 AM  

Feel_the_velvet: He'd better have something better than "wind" if he wants to sell a book.


You would be surprised at what the wind can do. especially when the faces of a pass change in the winter.
 
2013-12-23 10:39:52 AM  

vudukungfu: Feel_the_velvet: He'd better have something better than "wind" if he wants to sell a book.

You would be surprised at what the wind can do. especially when the faces of a pass change in the winter.


I'd bet I would be.  But that doesn't necessarily translate into a good read.
 
2013-12-23 10:40:07 AM  

Feel_the_velvet: Barry Lyndon's Annuity Cheque: I'll save you all the trouble, since the article has a single sentence about it:

While Eichar prefers to save the details for those who read the book, suffice to say that his theory involves a particular type of repetitive wind event (one that could be produced by the topography of Dead Mountain), which in turn might have triggered panic-inducing infrasound.

He'd better have something better than "wind" if he wants to sell a book.


www.lifenews.com
"Hang on a second: that's always worked for me!"
 
2013-12-23 10:40:58 AM  
Kind of a Russian "Yellow Brick Road". Creepy stuff.
 
2013-12-23 10:41:04 AM  

vudukungfu: Feel_the_velvet: He'd better have something better than "wind" if he wants to sell a book.

You would be surprised at what the wind can do. especially when the faces of a pass change in the winter.


Or when the gales of November come early.
 
2013-12-23 10:41:12 AM  

Marshall Willenholly: But now does a repetetive wind event cause the radiation they found on the tent?



Find a reliable primary source that says there was radiation around.

/why does fark's text box suck so bad on an ipad?
 
2013-12-23 10:43:36 AM  

GameSprocket: Or when the gales of November come early.


That reminds me a legend that lives on from the Chippewa on down of the big lake they call Gitche Gumee...
 
2013-12-23 10:47:14 AM  

GameSprocket: Or when the gales of November come early.


Dude, I'm dealing with exploding trees right now.
I mean, it sounds like artillery out there.
 
2013-12-23 10:47:38 AM  

TheDirtyNacho: Marshall Willenholly: But now does a repetetive wind event cause the radiation they found on the tent?


Find a reliable primary source that says there was radiation around.

/why does fark's text box suck so bad on an ipad?


Click the 'Use HTML Buttons' above the text box.
 
2013-12-23 10:49:40 AM  

peterthx: Did anyone see the headline and wonder if it was about Anastasia (daughter of Tsar Nicholas II).


I was thinking it was going to be about the amber room.
 
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2013-12-23 10:50:23 AM  
Don't throw out the cut off tongue thingy and then change subjects.  Friggin ADD authors and their lightfootedness.

 
2013-12-23 10:53:16 AM  

Marshall Willenholly: But now does a repetetive wind event cause the radiation they found on the tent?


The CRACKED! article covers that. The original documents don't mention any radiation. The article speculates that the radiation angle was added by people after the fact to make the incident more of a mystery.
 
2013-12-23 10:56:08 AM  
I clicked expecting to find out if Ivan Drago was exonerated for Apollo Creed's death after the coroner discovered it was clearly Rocky's fault for lifting him up by the neck to cry over him after a horrific injury.
 
2013-12-23 11:01:33 AM  

machoprogrammer: Hypothermia due to an avalanche is a more likely explanation


Really?  Hypothermia hit all 9 hikers at exactly the same time and had them all react in exactly the same way?  I mean, hundreds of people die every year due to hypothermia, sometimes while in groups, but this incident has never been replicated.  Tell me more about how that isn't a huge load of bullshiat.
 
2013-12-23 11:07:31 AM  
Ummmmmm....

Aliens.

Duh.
 
2013-12-23 11:13:14 AM  
nazi zombies did it
 
2013-12-23 11:15:09 AM  
This seems more DB Cooper then JFK.
 
2013-12-23 11:16:22 AM  
While Eichar prefers to save the details for those who read the book

You cock.

/Stopped reading there
 
2013-12-23 11:18:11 AM  
I saw an in-depth documentary about this on the Who Gives A shiat Channel.
 
2013-12-23 11:22:48 AM  
The aliens count on this. Whenever they fark something up, and the evidence is there for all of us to see, they count on some guy saying, "I have a perfectly rational explanation." Some guy always has to show how smart he is.
I bet cow scientists are the same way. Franklin disappears one day, and all the other cows are like, "yeah, I heard a scream, and no one has seen Franklin in three days!" And the farmer's kid is playing with a football that looks just like Franklin, but the smart cows all say Franklin must have just fallen over and hit his head on a rock. Or something. Whatever. They refuse to face the truth.
Cows must have noticed the fact that they're getting larger and larger all the time. But they won't put two and two together and realize, we're making them bigger, because they taste good. At the same time, we're getting bigger and bigger, too, and why do you think that is?
Pretend you've got a big old brain and you've got it all figured out if you want. I'm not letting the aliens eat me.
 
2013-12-23 11:27:05 AM  
It was creepy alien teleporters.
 
2013-12-23 11:30:50 AM  

rumpelstiltskin: I'm not letting the aliens eat me.


You sound delicious.
 
2013-12-23 11:36:29 AM  

Lord_Dubu: A guy wrote a book. Did you know a guy wrote a book? It's got a theory in it. If you read the book you'll get the theory that's in the book the guy wrote. There's this book, that this guy wrote, that has a theory. Want to read the book yet? Because it's got a theory in it, that you can learn if you read the book!


did he write 'the helpful friendly book'?  is his name Icculus?
 
2013-12-23 11:36:31 AM  
What a crappy article. I'll bet he also has a revolutionary new theory about the brontosaurus.
 
2013-12-23 11:39:13 AM  
Google Karman vortex streets if you want to find some actual science behind what they won't say in the article because they want you to buy the book.
 
2013-12-23 11:40:18 AM  
So wind made all those people go crazy? Must have been that Russian chick from Captain Planet.
 
2013-12-23 11:40:45 AM  
www.slamonlineph.com
 
2013-12-23 11:44:30 AM  
Victims with hypothermia do weird things, like they feel hot and take all their clothes off or hallucinate and wander aimlessly.
 
2013-12-23 11:48:07 AM  
Too bad they didn't video the trip.
images.wikia.com
 
2013-12-23 11:49:53 AM  

Barry Lyndon's Annuity Cheque: I'll save you all the trouble, since the article has a single sentence about it:

While Eichar prefers to save the details for those who read the book, suffice to say that his theory involves a particular type of repetitive wind event (one that could be produced by the topography of Dead Mountain), which in turn might have triggered panic-inducing infrasound.


I experience a "repetitive wind event" after eating Taco Bell.

/not that you asked or anything
 
2013-12-23 11:52:39 AM  

Deep Contact: Too bad they didn't video the trip.
[images.wikia.com image 516x391]


The 35mm film equipment first used to make The Battleship Potemkin would have been a much to carry about.
 
2013-12-23 11:55:05 AM  

Barry Lyndon's Annuity Cheque: his theory involves a particular type of repetitive wind event


Tent ripped from the inside out.  Hikers running away half dressed.  Sounds like Dimitri put too many lentils in the stew again.
 
2013-12-23 11:57:50 AM  

Deep Contact: Too bad they didn't video the trip.
[images.wikia.com image 516x391]


True, but what if a modern day group of young adventurers set out to trace the route of the original group and they did video the trip?  Devil's Pass (The Dyatlov Pass Incident) might be just what you are looking for and I've heard its on Netflix
 
2013-12-23 12:12:49 PM  

rumpelstiltskin: At the same time, we're getting bigger and bigger, too, and why do you think that is?
Pretend you've got a big old brain and you've got it all figured out if you want. I'm not letting the aliens eat me.


freetheanimal.comcdn-www.i-am-bored.comi1.ytimg.comwww.zerohedge.compbs.twimg.com

Your theory may be correct, sir.
 
2013-12-23 12:18:42 PM  
So this guy posits that the hikers were driven insane by a sound so horrible, that they shredded their tent to get away from it and ran off, half naked, in arctic-like conditions, deciding it was better to slowly die than have to listen to it any longer.  Damn, how long has Coldplay been around!
 
2013-12-23 12:20:53 PM  
First you put a pop-up ad begging for money, now you are shilling for some useless speculation.  Are things really that bad at FARK.COM?
 
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